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March 23: Night game vs the Yankees

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6:35 PM at Steinbrenner Field in Tampa.

O's lineup:

1. Cedric Mullins (L) DH
2. Ryan Mountcastle (R) 1B
3. Trey Mancini (R) RF
4. Austin Hays (R) CF
5. Rougned Odor (L) 2B
6. Jorge Mateo (R) SS
7. DJ Stewart (L) LF
8. Robinson Chirinos (R) C
9. Jordan Westburg (R) 3B

Starting:  Kyle Bradish
Expected in Relief:  Mike Baumann, Alexander Wells, Dillon Tate, Cionel Perez, Marcos Diplan 

1. DJ LeMahieu (R) 1B
2. Aaron Judge (R) RF
3. Joey Gallo (L) LF
4. Giancarlo Stanton (R) DH
5. Josh Donaldson (R) 3B
6. Aaron Hicks (S) CF
7. Gleyber Torres (R) 2B
8. Isiah Kiner-Falefa (R) SS
9. Kyle Higashioka (R) C
Yankee Starter:  Deivi Garcia

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43 minutes ago, Just Regular said:

Who do you suppose is the best hitter Kyle Bradish has ever faced before now?

Yankees even have DJ LeMahieu scrounging for a job like he's Jake Fox or something.

I know that he faced Wander Franco last year so that would be my off the cuff guess as to the best hitter he has faced before tonight. 

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6 minutes ago, ShoelesJoe said:

Had no idea Bradish was such a hard thrower. Over the top easy mid 90’s. Looks pretty straight though. 

Yeah, looks good to me. Sharp break with good depth and good movement on the FB. Gives up the double and then comes right back to get the next two guys.

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Thanks for tip, @wildcard

2nd inning:

Donaldson walk - most of 5 pitches looked competitive, but MLB eye.

Aaron Hicks and the fork sticking out of him chopped out to Mountcastle, hacking

Torres was the PA of the inning - went to 3-2.   On payoff pitch, Bradish got a chase swinging strike on a bounced breaking ball; Singleton's replacement as YES color guy couldn't discern what pitch was, guessing change or spike slider.   End location not really competitive, but perhaps filthy enough coming at hitter to draw the swing.

Kiner-Falefa - 2-hopper to Mateo for the 6-3.

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2 hours ago, Just Regular said:

Who do you suppose is the best hitter Kyle Bradish has ever faced before now?

Yankees even have DJ LeMahieu scrounging for a job like he's Jake Fox or something.

I'm not sure, but this lineup is ridiculous. A lot of injuries in there though.


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